Sale 816 — The Falk Finkelburg Collection of U.S. Essays & Proofs

Sale Date — Wednesday, 29 September, 1999

Category — 5c 1869 Pictorial Issue Safety Paper Essays

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1422
E
Sale 816, Lot 1422, 5c 1869 Pictorial Issue Safety Paper Essays5c Carmine, Die Essay on Scarlet Safety Paper, Ty. 1 Underprint (115-E3a). 33 x 31mm, fresh and bright colors, trivial corner crease at bottom right, otherwise Very Fine and very rare

2,500
3,250
1423
E
Sale 816, Lot 1423, 5c 1869 Pictorial Issue Safety Paper Essays5c Carmine, Die Essay on Violet Safety Paper, Ty. 2 Underprint (115-E4a). 32 x 31mm, deep rich colors, Very Fine and choice, very rare

2,500
3,000
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1424
E
Sale 816, Lot 1424, 5c 1869 Pictorial Issue Safety Paper Essays5c Carmine, Die Essay on Orange Red Safety Paper, Ty. 3 Underprint (115-E5a). 31 x 31mm, fresh and bright colors, small thin spot, otherwise Very Fine, rare

2,500
3,250
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1425
E
Sale 816, Lot 1425, 5c 1869 Pictorial Issue Safety Paper Essays5c Carmine, Die Essay on Brown Safety Paper, Ty. 3 Underprint (115-E5a). 31 x 30mm, deep rich colors, small thin spot at top left, otherwise Very Fine and rare

2,500
2,700
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1426
E
Sale 816, Lot 1426, 5c 1869 Pictorial Issue Safety Paper Essays5c Carmine, Die Essay on Black Safety Paper, Ty. 7 Underprint (115-E9a). 32 x 32mm, thin spot at top corners from hinge removal, otherwise Very Fine and very rare

2,500
2,500
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1427
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Sale 816, Lot 1427, 5c 1869 Pictorial Issue Safety Paper Essays5c Carmine, Die Essay on Scarlet Safety Paper, Ty. 14 Underprint (115-E12a). 33 x 32mm, deep rich colors, tiny thin speck at top, otherwise Very Fine and very rare

2,500
3,000
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1428
E
Sale 816, Lot 1428, 5c 1869 Pictorial Issue Safety Paper Essays5c Black, Die Essay on Scarlet Safety Paper, Ty. 14 Underprint (115-E12a). 31 x 31mm, bright color, three small thin spots, otherwise Very Fine and very rare

2,500
3,250
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1429
E
Sale 816, Lot 1429, 5c 1869 Pictorial Issue Safety Paper Essays5c Carmine, Die Essay on Orange Brown Safety Paper, Ty. 15 Underprint (115-E13a). 28 x 32mm, rich colors, small thin spots, otherwise Very Fine and rare

2,500
2,700
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1430
E
Sale 816, Lot 1430, 5c 1869 Pictorial Issue Safety Paper Essays5c Orange, Die Essay on Scarlet Safety Paper, Ty. 16 Underprint (115-E14a). 32 x 31mm, bright colors, thin spots at top corners from mount removal, otherwise Very Fine and very rare

2,500
2,800
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1431
E
Sale 816, Lot 1431, 5c 1869 Pictorial Issue Safety Paper Essays5c Black, Die Essay on Scarlet Safety Paper, Ty. 18 Underprint (115-E16a). 31 x 28mm, small thin spot at top, otherwise Very Fine and very rare

2,500
3,250
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1432
E
Sale 816, Lot 1432, 5c 1869 Pictorial Issue Safety Paper Essays5c Black, Die Essay on Carmine Safety Paper, Ty. 23 Underprint (115-E18). 30 x 24mm, clear at bottom, small tear at top, otherwise Fine, very rare, ex Earl of Crawford

2,500
3,000
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1433
E
Sale 816, Lot 1433, 5c 1869 Pictorial Issue Safety Paper Essays5c Black, Die Essay on Black Safety Paper, Ty. 25 Underprint (115-E20). 28 x 29mm, intense shade, tiny nick and small thin spot at top left, otherwise Very Fine and very rare, ex Earl of Crawford

2,500
3,500
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